The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results is a 2013 book written by authors Gary Keller and Jay Papasan. The book, The One Thing, explains how the habit to succeed can be incorporated in our life to overcome the hurdles like the lies that will block our success, the thieves that will steal our time and increase our concentration in the purpose, the way we prioritize and the productivity of our business. The book comes in handy for people involved in business and helps them increase the efficiency of their work and remove hindering factors. The book is easy to listen to and substantial in the ideas it conveys.
The One Thing is a book that focuses on how to avoid perplexing distractions that come in one's way. By doing this, they can concentrate on the one thing that is the most important at that point in time. The book says that one wants fewer distractions in their daily life, be it professional or personal, so that the most important thing can be heeded. Likewise, one also wants more productivity so that their work flourishes. The book says that one wants less and more at the same time, and it can be had by following certain methods.
The book assists in reducing daily life stress, triggering one's motivation to get enthused in their actions targeted on their goals, overcome the feeling of exhaustion caused by overwhelming events and achieve better results in an effective time period.
The book was chosen as one of the Top 5 Business Books of 2013 by Hudson's Booksellers.
The book has been cited as a national best seller in various newspapers and magazines.